SRI International

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SRI International (originally Stanford Research Institute; usually shortened to SRI) is a research organization founded in 1946 by Stanford University; in 1970 it formally separated from Stanford. Its main location is in Menlo Park, California, near the Stanford campus.

Although it works in many areas, it had a significant role in early computer work: most notably, through Douglas Engelbart's Augmentation Research Center, where much of the current computer user interface, which Xerox PARC later demonstrated, was pioneered; the mouse was invented there. It also had a significant role in early data networking work: it ran the ARPANET's Network Information Center, and it contributed in several ways to early Internet work.

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